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José Luis Garci


Born on January 20th of 1944 in Madrid, Spain, José Luis Garci is without a doubt one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film in Spain and perhaps the best known writer in the country. He has left a distinguished talent in his successful movies throughout the years: La Cabina (1972), Las Verdes Praderas (1979), El Crack (... See full bio »

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Known For

Canción de cuna Director
(1994)
You're the One Director
(2000)
The Grandfather Director
(1998)
El crack Director
(1981)

Filmography

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 2021-2022 Classics (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Forajidos (2022)
- Fort Apache (2021)
- La esclava libre (2021)
- La mujer pantera (2021)
 2012 Querer de cine (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Río Bravo (2012)
- Juan Nadie (2012)
 2009 Cine en blanco y negro (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- La aventura (2009)
- El buscavidas (2009)
- Testigo de cargo (2009)
 2007 Sunday Light
 2005 Ninette
 1988-1996 Historias del otro lado (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- El despacho del doctor Armengot (1996) ... (as Jose Luis Garci)
- Dual (1996) ... (as Jose Luis Garci)
- Mujer con violetas (1996) ... (as Jose Luis Garci)
- Regalo de Navidad (1996) ... (as Jose Luis Garci)
- Eternamente (1996) ... (as Jose Luis Garci)
 1992 Casablanca revisitada (Documentary short)
 1987 Course Completed (as Jose Luis Garci)
 1983 El crack dos
 1981 El crack
 1980 Alfonso Sánchez (Documentary)
 1975 Al fútbol (Documentary short)
 1975 Mi Marilyn (Short documentary)
Show Show Writer (53 credits)
Show Show Producer (41 credits)
Show Show Editor (9 credits)
Show Show Actor (7 credits)
Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
Show Show Second Unit Director or Assistant Director (2 credits)
Show Show Production manager (2 credits)
Show Show Sound department (2 credits)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (69 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (8 credits)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

J. L. Garci | J.L. Garci | Jose Luis Garci | J. L. Graci

Spouse:

Andrea Tenuta  (1 child) | See more »
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Trivia:

His film Volver a empezar (1982) was the first Spanish entry to win the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film, although Garci was not the first Spanish director to win that award. Luis Buñuel had won the prize in the same category ten years before with The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972), but the film was a French entry, as Buñuel had had to exile from Spain during the Spanish ... See more »

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